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Boil water advisory issued for Lebo after contract crew hits water main downtown

Water service has been restored, but Lebo residents are under a boil water advisory until further notice.

The town's water supply had a loss of pressure because of a water main break Tuesday morning.

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Investigation into vehicle-pedestrian accident at Aldi's continues

Emporia Police are now considering an accident at Aldi's Monday afternoon as a criminal offense.

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Eureka clinic, branch of Flint Hills Community Health Center, now open for business

The Flint Hills Community Health Center recently expanded into Eureka, and the new clinic there is open for business.

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City Commission schedules votes on 24th and Industrial development requests

A proposed retail development in northwest Emporia faces a pair of critical votes by the Emporia City Commission on Wednesday night.

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Unemployment numbers up for area

Jobless rates have edged up for Lyon and surrounding counties after the holiday season ended.

Emporia's jobless rate went from 5.8 percent in December to 6.4 percent in January. Lyon County's rate was up as well, from 5.4 percent to 6.2 percent.

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Suicide support group meeting Tuesday

A support group is having its first meeting Tuesday to help loved ones of suicide victims.

Organizer Sandy Humphries, whose husband committed suicide several years ago, says the peer support group will meet every third Tuesday of each month.

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Heart health the subject of Dr. Jen's monthly visit to KVOE

Want to keep your heart healthy? Well, treat your body right.

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Planned burns discouraged this week

A combination of dry vegetation, low humidity levels and fairly windy conditions is setting the stage for very high fire danger across Lyon and surrounding counties for most of this week.

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